Mike Ford with his 14th home run in 39 games with SWB. pic.twitter.com/G65pUwKNLF— Conor Foley (@RailRidersTT) June 9, 2019
- The Yankees are sending 2018 1st-round pick Anthony Siegler to Charleston, according to Robert Pimpsner.
- The Riverdogs opponent on Monday? None other than Dallas Keuchel. His start was rained out this weekend, so he has been moved to Single-A Rome to start against Charleston. Lmao.
- With RHP David Sosebee on the IL, LHP Trevor Lane has been called up to Double-A Trenton.
Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Game 1: (7-5 win over Syracuse F/7)
- Starting Pitcher: RHP Raynel Espinal: 5 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 67 K, 2 HR, 1 HBP, 8/0 GB/FB — 61 of his 93 pitches (66%) were strikes … Allowed homers to Ruben Tejada and Dilson Herrera.
- In Relief: RHP Kaleb Ort: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K — Picked up his third save of the season.
- Hitting Star: 1B Mike Ford: 1-for-3, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 1 BB, 1 K, 1 GIDP — Grand slam was his 14th homer of the year … Got picked off first base.
- On Deck: DH Logan Morrison: 2-for-3, 2 2B, 1 RBI, 2 R, 1 K — Gra
- Other Notables: CF Mike Tauchman was 3-for-3 with a run and a double … RF Ryan McBroom hit a two-run homer … SS Thairo Estrada went 0-for-3 with a K … C Erik Kratz was 0-for-1 with two walks.
Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Game 2: (14-3 win over Syracuse F/7) … Makeup of Apr. 28 game … Scranton now has a 5.5 game lead on first place.
- Starting Pitcher: LHP Daniel Camerena: 6 IP, 8 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 4 K, 3 HR, 4/7 GB/FB — 66 of his 98 pitches (67%) were strikes.
- In Relief: RHP Joe Harvey: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 K — His third appearance since his optioning on May 29.
- Hitting Star: C Kyle Higashioka: 2-for-5, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 2 R — His eighth dinger. The catcher rakes in Triple-A.
- On Deck: 3B Brad Miller: 2-for-3, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 3 R, 1 BB, 1 K — 8-for-12 in his last four games with three walks.
- Other Notables: LF Mike Tauchman went 3-for-5 with two doubles and a triple … RF Ryan McBroom went 2-for-4 with a home run … DH Logan Morrison smashed a three-run homer in a seven-run first inning … Breyvic Valera and Mike Ford each went 2-for-3 with two walks.
Double-A Trenton Thunder: (1-0 win over Erie) … The Thunder sit 0.5 games back of Hartford with just over a week left in the first half.
- Starting Pitcher: RHP Trevor Stephan: 5 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 1 K, 1 WP, 3/7 GB/FB — 35 of his 56 pitches (63%) were strikes … Weird that he was pulled so quickly … Had thrown 70+ pitches in last two starts.
- In Relief: RHP Brady Lail: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 3 K
- Hitting Star: RF Rashad Crawford: 1-for-3, 1 HR, 1 K — Fourth homer of the year
- On Deck: C Kellin Deglan: 2-for-3, 1 2B, 1 K — Only Deglan and Crawford picked up hits for Trenton
- Other Notables: Hoy Jun Park, Kyle Holder, Chris Gittens among the Thunder hitters to post an 0-for day … RHP Will Carter escaped a bases-loaded, one-out jam in the 9th to hold down the save.
High-A Tampa Tarpons: (5-0 win over Florida) … Sit 12 games behind first-place Dunedin for the first-half division title.
- Starting Pitcher: RHP Frank German: 5 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 8 K, 1 WP, 4/1 GB/FB — 60 of his 94 pitches (64%) were strikes … Hasn’t gotten through six innings this season.
- In Relief: RHP Braden Bristo: 3 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 3 K
- Hitting Star: 1B Dermis Garcia: 3-for-4, 2 2B, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 2 R, 1 HBP — Florida State League-leading 14th homer … 11th and 12th doubles
- On Deck: CF Estevan Florial: 0-for-2, 1 R, 2 SB, 1 K — Making things happen even when he doesn’t get a hit.
- Other Notables: SS Diego Castillo went 2-for-3 with an RBI double and RBI single as well as a HBP.
Single-A Charleston RiverDogs: (3-2 loss to Asheville) … Lead in division down to 0.5 games.
- Starting Pitcher: RHP Nolan Martinez: 5 IP, 9 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 2 K, 8/3 GB/FB — 57 of his 84 pitches (68%) were strikes … Has looked good through four appearances this season.
- In Relief: RHP Jhony Brito: 2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
- Hitting Star: LF Canaan Smith: 2-for-2, 1 R, 2 BB, 1 SB — He’s fourth in the SAL with a .318 batting average.
- On Deck: 1B Mickey Gasper: 1-for-3, 1 RBI, 1 BB
- Other Notables: DH Omar Carrizales went 2-for-4 with 1 K … CF Brandon Lockridge went 1-for-5 with a triple and 2 Ks … 2B Kyle Gray stole two bases.
The Short-Season Staten Island Yankees open their season in Brooklyn on Friday, June 14.
The Rookie-level Pulaski Yankees begin play on Tuesday, June 18.
The Gulf Coast League Yankees East team opens up on Monday, June 24 while the GCL Yankees West play on Tuesday, June 25.